Your guide to a weekend in Wengen

Wengen is the Switzerland that popular culture has implanted in your mind's eye: the sound of music Switzerland, Heidi Switzerland - picture perfect alpine Switzerland. With so many people (read: maybe 4 people) asking me about the beautiful place where we spent Tom's birthday weekend, I thought I'd give our mini-break a write up. Although … Continue reading Your guide to a weekend in Wengen

A guide to thrift shopping in Hong Kong

Or, a general ode to charity shops... Hong Kong is well-regarded globally as an excellent shopping destination. Its gleaming malls, complete with such features as ice rinks, arguably set the precedent for the modern luxury shopping experience we see today in states such as Dubai. I should know, having spent my early childhood being reluctantly … Continue reading A guide to thrift shopping in Hong Kong

Why you need to get acquainted with your local middle eastern supermarket

According to The Guardian, searches for for Tahini on Waitrose.com rose by 700% throughout 2019. Those for Chickpeas, Rice, Bulgur Wheat and Quinoa were up by 36%. I pity the fools who go to Waitrose for their fix of these products (if Waitrose would be so kind as to sponsor me I might not rip … Continue reading Why you need to get acquainted with your local middle eastern supermarket